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Poqo

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Poqo was formed as an armed wing to the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) during the 1960's and was known for its aggressively violent sabotage campaign. Unlike other resistance organisations of the time, such as uMkhonto we Sizwe, Poqo made no effort to avoid loss of life and was the most anti-White underground movement of its time. Its aim was to overthrow the South African government in order to replace it with a socialist African state... read more
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South Africa has one of the longest sequences of human development in the world. It begins with two million years old hominid fossils.... read more
The origin of South Africa’s judicial capital goes back to the mid 19th century when Major H.D. Warden established a British outpost in the... read more
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The coastline of the Eastern Cape is treacherous, and several ships ran aground or sunk offshore after Vasco de Gama rounded the Cape of... read more
Prehistory of Southern Africa The Durban area is probably best known for the historic Zulu kingdom, dating to the early 19th century. To... read more
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The Pretoria region was initially occupied by the southern Ndebele people, led by Chief Musi. They inhabited this area about 300 to 400... read more